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New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner Louisiana Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner Louisiana metro area was $48,343 in 2015, the latest figures available. New Orleans median household income is $2,616 higher than the median Louisiana household income and $7,432 less than the US median household income. 2016 metro income data (including New Orleans median household income) will be released in September of 2017. Median family and per capita income for New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for New Orleans Louisiana

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Louisiana $45,727 +2.51% +3.15%
New Orleans $48,343 +3.21% +5.52%

Trends in New Orleans, LA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for New orleans is $48,343. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $54,995 and is now $6,652 (12.10%) lower. From a post peak low of $45,813 in 2012, real median household income for New orleans has now grown by $2,530 (5.52%).

Real Median Household Income: New Orleans, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for New Orleans

Date US Louisiana New Orleans
2015 $55,775 $45,727 $48,343
2014 $53,719 $44,606 $46,838
2013 $53,166 $44,939 $46,787
2012 $53,031 $44,332 $45,813
2011 $53,223 $43,983 $46,375
2010 $54,405 $46,207 $50,152
2009 $55,478 $46,940 $51,058
2008 $57,276 $48,143 $52,384
2007 $58,003 $46,784 $54,995
2006 $56,957 $46,243 $54,615
2005 $56,122 $44,577 $48,400

New Orleans Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for New Orleans was $62,295 in 2015. Compared to the median Louisiana family income, New Orleans median family income is $3,331 higher. As with the median household income data, 2016 family income data for New Orleans will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income for New Orleans Louisiana

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Louisiana $58,964 +4.11% +5.66%
New Orleans $62,295 +1.44% +5.77%

Trends in New Orleans, LA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for New orleans is $62,295. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $68,128 and is now $5,833 (8.56%) lower. From a post peak low of $58,895 in 2012, real median family income for New orleans has now grown by $3,400 (5.77%).

Real Median Family Income: New Orleans, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for New Orleans

Date US Louisiana New Orleans
2015 $68,260 $58,964 $62,295
2014 $65,986 $56,638 $61,409
2013 $65,153 $56,851 $59,508
2012 $64,548 $55,806 $58,895
2011 $64,766 $56,489 $59,599
2010 $65,888 $57,025 $61,723
2009 $67,476 $59,020 $63,464
2008 $69,756 $59,405 $66,863
2007 $69,929 $57,988 $66,445
2006 $68,801 $56,734 $68,128
2005 $67,761 $55,501 $59,996

New Orleans Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for New Orleans was $27,767 in 2015. Compared to the median Louisiana per capita income, New Orleans median per capita income is $2,311 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2016 per capita income data for New Orleans will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income for New Orleans Louisiana

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Louisiana $25,456 +2.53% +3.61%
New Orleans $27,767 -1.37% +4.28%

Trends in New Orleans, LA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for New orleans is $27,767. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $28,744 and is now $977 (3.40%) lower. From a post peak low of $26,627 in 2012, real per capita income for New orleans has now grown by $1,140 (4.28%).

Real Per Capita Income: New Orleans, Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for New Orleans

Date US Louisiana New Orleans
2015 $29,979 $25,456 $27,767
2014 $28,922 $24,829 $28,154
2013 $28,678 $25,128 $27,760
2012 $28,202 $24,569 $26,627
2011 $28,147 $24,115 $26,642
2010 $28,329 $24,853 $27,857
2009 $29,174 $25,374 $27,654
2008 $30,371 $25,655 $27,095
2007 $30,508 $25,073 $28,744
2006 $29,703 $23,943 $27,047
2005 $30,384 $24,676 $27,356